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Bod-Inc: R-081

Robin Hood



Imprint: [Westminster: Wynkyn de Worde, c.1500]. 4°.


Collation: unknown.

Types: Type: 99 B (a3r).

Leaves: Number of leaves unknown.

Line number: 34 lines.

Type area: Type area: 162 ×77 mm (a3r).

Remarks: Leaf a3r: ‘Of hym I have herde myche good | I graunte he ſayd with you to wende. | My bretherne all in fere. | My purpoſe was to have dyned to day | At bly the or dancaſtere |'. Verso of second leaf, line 32: ‘And now they renne away fro me | As beſtes on a rowe. | They take no more hede of me |'.


ISTC: ir00208950

Proctor: Not in Pr;

Others: Dobson and Taylor, Rymes of Robin Hood, 71-3; Duff 361; Sheppard 7473; STC 13687.

LCN: 14464171


Copy number: R-081(1)

A fragment consisting of two conjugate leaves, the first signed a3.

Binding: Half maroon morocco; bound for the Bodleian Library; green paper wrapper from a former binding.

Size: 203 × 133 × 6 mm.

Size of leaf: 187 × 119 mm.

Marginal notes by R. Farmer and Douce.

Provenance: Richard Farmer (1735-1797); notes. Joseph Ritson (1752-1803); see Douce's note: ‘See Mr Ritson's Robin Hood . . . This is the fragment there mentioned, which through his kindness I now possess F. Douce. 1798'. Francis Douce (1757-1834), 1798. Bequeathed in 1834.

Former Bodleian shelfmark: Douce Fragm. 16(?).

SHELFMARK: Douce Fragm. e.12.

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